Showing the geographical features of the islands, and decorated with ships, sea monsters and a handsome cartouche. With an inset of Bachian island. From early on Willem Jansz. Blaeu aimed of publishi..
The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies. It was the first popular map to depict part of Australia (together with New Guinea) i.e. at bottom right the west coast of Carpentari..
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modeled on Hadrien Reland's importan..
A so-called optical print of Fatahillah Square in Jakarta, Indonesia, prepared for use in a light-box or an amusing light-show. This richly hand coloured print is much perforated, windows are cut out,..